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Highest Paying States for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

The highest paying states for hazardous materials removal workers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of hazardous materials removal workers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $69,470, Idaho is the highest paying state for hazardous materials removal workers. It is followed by New York (average annual salary $66,990). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of hazardous materials removal workers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Idaho
$69,470
$34,830 750
2 New York
$66,990
$34,130 4,770
3 Washington
$62,950
$35,050 1,430
4 Alaska
$57,970
$44,210 370
5 New Mexico
$55,960
$33,880 540
6 North Dakota
$55,700
$38,140 130
7 New Jersey
$55,620
$31,650 1,080
8 Tennessee
$53,490
$29,180 560
9 New Hampshire
$50,230
$32,740 300
10 Hawaii
$47,110
$19,870 480
11 Michigan
$46,760
$27,260 810
12 Minnesota
$46,480
$31,430 460
13 Montana
$46,150
$32,320 90
14 Illinois
$46,120
$27,250 1,120
15 Rhode Island
$45,930
$31,020 310
16 Wyoming
$45,150
$33,780 50
17 Pennsylvania
$43,750
$31,660 1,220
18 Ohio
$43,690
$25,150 2,140
19 Maine
$43,330
$26,460 170
20 Colorado
$42,810
$32,250 1,240
21 California
$42,790
$29,290 5,790
22 Wisconsin
$42,040
$27,820 290
23 Utah
$41,370
$28,450 360
24 Massachusetts
$41,370
$30,370 1,210
25 Iowa
$40,820
$28,020 380
26 Connecticut
$40,590
$27,830 690
27 Alabama
$39,990
$26,930 520
28 Indiana
$39,400
$26,740 800
29 Oregon
$38,940
$28,240 720
30 Vermont
$38,890
$33,460 70
31 Kentucky
$38,780
$22,450 270
32 Georgia
$38,670
$25,310 890
33 Nevada
$38,490
$28,340 320
34 Maryland
$37,680
$27,730 790
35 Nebraska
$37,600
$29,380 160
36 Oklahoma
$37,290
$32,380 410
37 Delaware
$37,000
$32,290 40
38 District of Columbia
$36,470
$31,230 150
39 Virginia
$36,280
$26,520 1,180
40 Kansas
$36,140
$26,790 280
41 South Dakota
$35,620
$26,370 80
42 Louisiana
$35,100
$19,580 1,000
43 West Virginia
$35,080
$27,970 220
44 Mississippi
$35,030
$26,110 90
45 Texas
$34,790
$25,120 4,130
46 Arizona
$34,650
$25,930 410
47 Florida
$34,620
$24,430 1,630
48 Missouri
$32,710
$21,960 230
49 North Carolina
$29,580
$16,890 1,410
50 South Carolina
$29,090
$17,350 540
51 Arkansas
$28,020
$21,520 260
52 Guam
$25,890
$17,810 60
53 Puerto Rico
$17,830
$15,960 60
See also: Highest paying industries for hazardous materials removal workers, Top Paying Jobs in America.